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Slavery
Speech of Hon. Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois, at the Cooper Institute, New York City

Speech of Hon. Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois, at the Cooper Institute, New York City

[Unidentified trade card.]

[Unidentified trade card.]

Ankle cuff

Ankle cuff

This is to Certify, That the Bearer hereof George Elliga Moore being a Free Negro, has the Commandant's Permission to pass from this Garrison to whatever Place he may think proper.

This is to Certify, That the Bearer hereof George Elliga Moore being a Free Negro, has the Commandant's Permission to pass from this Garrison to whatever Place he may think proper.

Sale of slave named Maria to John Jones by Jacob Van Wagenan

Sale of slave named Maria to John Jones by Jacob Van Wagenan

What H.G. Knows About Thraeshing.

What H.G. Knows About Thraeshing.

John Bull Makes a Discovery.

John Bull Makes a Discovery.

The "Nigger" in the Woodpile.

The "Nigger" in the Woodpile.

Uncle Tom and Little Eva.

Uncle Tom and Little Eva.

Certificate of the ability of Cato to get his Living [Deed of manumission.]

Certificate of the ability of Cato to get his Living [Deed of manumission.]

Bill of sale of slave to James Bogert, Jr., by Charles and Margaret Smyth

Bill of sale of slave to James Bogert, Jr., by Charles and Margaret Smyth

Shackles

Shackles

Register of Manumissions of Slaves - 1785-1809

Register of Manumissions of Slaves - 1785-1809

Elizabeth O'Neal to Mary Johnson [Deed of manumission.]

Elizabeth O'Neal to Mary Johnson [Deed of manumission.]

The Lincoln Statue

The Lincoln Statue

Birth certificate of a slave child

Birth certificate of a slave child

[Slave burying ground.]

[Slave burying ground.]

[Slave kitchen in the Bergen house.]

[Slave kitchen in the Bergen house.]